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Desmatophoca Condon 1906 (pinniped)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 36914

Full reference: T. Condon. 1906. A new fossil pinniped (Desmatophoca oregonensis) from the Miocene of the Oregon coast. University of Oregon Bulletin 3(3):1-14

Parent taxon: Desmatophocidae according to T. A. Deméré et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Allodesminae, Desmatophocinae

Subtaxa: Desmatophoca brachycephala, Desmatophoca oregonensis

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Type: Desmatophoca oregonensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore